July 25 2014

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Nicole Phelps

As the Executive Editor of, Nicole Phelps reports on fashion shows in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining the company in 2004, she served as Fashion News Editor of Elle magazine. In that position, she traveled on assignment to Japan, Brazil, Australia, and Kuwait. Prior to Elle, Phelps began her career at W and Women's Wear Daily. Phelps is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

Christopher Kane on the Agony and the Thrill of Being a Designer and How It’s Changed His Life


Christopher Kane was drinking green juice at the Carlyle last Tuesday. The designer was Natalie Massenet’s date at the Met Gala the night before and at the Top of the Standard and Up & Down after-parties that followed it. In the eight years since his award-winning graduate Central Saint Martins collection (newsflash, ladies: Those neon-hued […]

Exclusive Preview: Balenciaga China Edition


Fresh off a trip to Tokyo, where Balenciaga opened its first flagship store in the city’s Aoyama District, Alexander Wang is headed to Beijing this week. The house is staging a multipronged brand-building event there on Friday. Burberry and Michael Kors have put on their own extravaganzas on the mainland in the last few weeks. […]

Saying Goodbye to L’Wren Scott


I found the designer L’Wren Scott almost impossibly glamorous during our encounters, her perfectionism encompassing not only her imposing 6’3″ appearance, but also her surroundings. There were the famous chicken potpies at her intimate luncheon fashion shows and the bouquets of deep red roses she sent with her handwritten thank-you notes. Beyond those things, which […]

Julien Dossena Talks Paco Rabanne, Atto, and Paris’ Shifting Landscape


LVMH Prize finalist. Creative director of Paco Rabanne. Founder of the fledgling label Atto. French designer Julien Dossena is juggling a lot of roles this spring, but he was in New York last week wearing his Paco Rabanne hat. Dossena replaced Manish Arora at Rabanne early last year shortly after leaving Balenciaga, where he worked […]

#CookingWithZac: Zac Posen’s Passover Chocolate Mousse With Hazelnut Oil


Anyone who follows Zac Posen on Instagram knows he’s not only handy with a needle and thread. After a long day at his Tribeca atelier or the television studio—Project Runway won its first Emmy with Posen on the program—the designer goes home and whips up fabulous home-cooked meals, many of which he posts to his […]